David Battle

Partner – David Battle founded Battle Group in 2015. He has spent his entire career working with small and mid-sized businesses to support their growth, expansion, and success. From 2006-2015, he was a principal at Metalmark Capital (, a New York-based private investment firm, where he was focused on the defense/security, government, and industrial sectors.

Before joining Metalmark Capital, David served as an associate at JPMorgan Partners, a New York-based private investment firm, and as an analyst at Bowles Hollowell Conner & Co, a North Carolina-based investment banking firm. He earned a MBA degree from Harvard Business School and a BBA degree from the University of Georgia.

David currently serves as Chairman of ARCTOS (, Chairman of B&A (, a Director of Oceus Networks (, a Director of Waterleaf International (, and a Board Observer of Dynamic NC ( David previously served as a Director of Airborne Systems (, HDT Global (, Asynchrony Solutions, Schafer Corporation, and All Points Logistics ( Additionally, David is the Chairman of the Corsair Society ( and an Emeritus Trustee of the University of Georgia Foundation (